Phone: (623)693-6509
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 is a perfect name for this small upscale town located north of the hustle and bustle of busy Scottsdale, and bordering the state-protected TontoNational Forest.  Located to the East of Carefree is another small town called Cave Creek.  Many people in the area often consider these two as one single community.
Characterized mostly as an affluent residential area, Carefree was created as a master-planned community by businessmen K.T. Palmer and Tom Darlington in 1955, and the first homes were built shortly thereafter in 1958.  Known for its tranquility as well as its Western roots, street names in the area exemplify its tone including Easy Street, Tranquil Trail, Ho Hum Road, Long Rifle Road, and Stagecoach Pass.   The motto of Carefree is “Home of Cowboys and Caviar.  Where the Old West Meets the New”.
Attractions in Carefree include the Carefree Sundial, designed by architect, Joe Wong, and engineer, John I. Yellott.  It was erected in 1939 and is the third largest sundial in the Western Hemisphere.  Pointing towards the North Star, this structure is made of a steel frame covered in anodized copper and measures 90 feet in diameter and stands 35 feet tall.
The area is also known for great restaurants and its famous Boulders Resort and Golden Door Spa.  This prestigious resort and surrounding residential community is located on the border of Carefree and Scottsdale and is nestled against the amazing 12-million year old granite boulder formations that give the resort its name. 
Residences in the town of Carefree are mostly rural, but some small subdivisions, luxury townhomes, and condominium complexes are also present.
Homes currently on the market in Carefree range from $75,000 for a 650-sf, cabin in the Tonto National Forest; to $3,550,000 for  a 6,093-sf custom estate on a 3 acre lot.  Single family homes sold in Carefree in the last 3 months have ranged from $77 to $308 per sf.
Homesites currently on the market in Carefree range from $155,000 to $1,125,000 and from .5 to 100 acres.

Realty One Group
Realty One Group
7975 N. Hayden Road Suite 101A • Scottsdale, AZ 85258
Phone: (623)693-6509 • Fax: (623)218-9055

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